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The How-To's of Countertop Installation
Have you given much thought as to where you would like your kitchen countertop to go? If not, give that idea a few seconds of your time as that is step number one for countertop installation. Regardless of your kitchen's size, accurately measuring the area where the countertop will be placed is an important decision. Getting a handle on basic decisions such as measurement and placement will allow you to avoid many unpleasant surprises down the road.
Countertop Installation in your house
If you have decided how much countertop material you will need for your project, go ahead and order from the manufacturer. The price of the countertop will generally include both the manufacture of the countertop and the installation, so be sure to inform them you are doing the project yourself. Another idea to consider is whether home delivery is an option. Once the previous countertop has been demolished, prepare the area with cleaning and a new coat of paint. The painting is a big deal considering if the countertop is going to be higher or lower than the previous countertop.
Countertop Installation this season
If the area has been prepared, the base cabinetry can be installed. When the base is properly arranged, the countertop can be installed. Most find it helpful to follow the manufacturer's instructions as different manufacturers have different installation guidelines. The instructions that are generally included with do it yourself countertop kits are easier to understand, requires fewer resources and can be finished in a short amount of time.
Interested in saving time and money? When you consider time is money, do-it-yourself countertop installation can be a great investment this year.